Abdulla Gaafarelkhalifa

Abdulla Gaafarelkhalifa

Reporter

Abdulla Gaafarelkhalifa is a reporter for St. Cloud Live. Prior, he worked for St. Cloud Times as an education reporter.

He studied at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he received an English degree. Afterward, his writing career started off with independent reporting. He then wrote for a nonprofit and did freelance reporting for the Winona Post before moving to the St. Cloud area.

Abdulla speaks both English and Spanish, and welcomes your St. Cloud story ideas and suggestions at abdulla@stcloudlive.com or (218) 844-1464.

β€œMost great relationships are built around food,” Kleis said. Through his monthly dinner parties, he learns a lot from residents in the St. Cloud area.
The top finishers have the opportunity to compete in the Minnesota Statewide Bus Roadeo in Rochester.
Adrienne Donnel and Annie Meyer wanted to do more than continue the legacy of previous restaurant Sawatdee β€” they wanted to add their own flavor into it.
Jarquez Javon Bedford, 28, faces life in prison in the stabbing death of Andrea Rae Cottew, 52, on Feb. 5. Bedford remains in custody on $4 million unconditional bail.
Nathaniel Wayne Morehouse, 16, was driving a 1993 Ford F150 east on Upper Spunk Lake Road when he entered the south ditch and drove into a grove of trees.
A children’s museum in St. Cloud has been in the works since 2012. Organizers hope the museum will be an entertainment option for families and revitalize downtown St. Cloud and create more jobs.
Kelsey Miller, 33, was treated on scene and flown by Life Link Helicopter to CentraCare β€” St. Cloud Hospital.
Here is a preview of some of the agenda items of note at county commission meetings this week.
Here is a preview of some of the agenda items of note at city council meetings around the area this week.
The planning program provides assistance to selected public school districts in Minnesota as they design three-year strategic plans for K-12 arts education programs.